A wonderful splash of orange with this panna cotta

Orange Honey Panna Cotta

Tags: Desserts

An easy Italian dessert, this rich and creamy panna cotta is flavored with organce and laces with honey biscuits.


2 cups
35% heavy cream
3 tbsp
3 tbsp
4 tsp (finely grated)
orange zest
1/2 cup (fresh, divided)
orange juice
1 package (unflavored)
1 tbsp
vanilla extract


  • Crush the biscuits and set aside.
  • Heat cream, honey, sugar and half of orange juice in saucepan set over medium heat until the mixture starts to simmer around the edges of the pan.
  • Add orange zest. Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, sprinkle gelatin over remaining orange juice. Let stand for 5 minutes or until gelatin has softened.
  • Stir gelatin mixture and vanilla into cream mixture; whisk until dissolved.
  • Strain mixture through fine mesh sieve; divide among six ½ cup ramekins or custard cups.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the biscuits on top of each panna cotta.
  • Chill for 1 hour or until firm.
  • Dip each ramekin into hot water for 10 seconds. Turn out onto serving dish. 

At a glance

Preparation time
15 min
Cooking / Baking time
10 min
Cooling / Resting time
1 h 30 min
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